Renault Trucks has announced plans for a new 122,000sq ft R&D centre in St Priest, Lyon, France. The €33m (£29m) development, designed to use 25% less energy than the French building standard, is scheduled to open in the first half of 2021. According to Renault, the new centre, one of the top 10 R&D facilities in France, is “part of an ambitious five-year building programme” launched by Renault Trucks and its parent the Volvo Group to drive innovation. It is […]
Truck manufacturers have responded to the combined €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine they were issued by the European Commission (EC) yesterday (19 July).
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Norbert Dentressangle has today (21 May) put the UK’s first 26-tonne GVW hybrid distribution truck into service. The 26-tonne , 3-axle Renault Hybrys Premium is the first of its type in the UK, and the fourth hybrid to join the Norbert Dentressangle group . The rear-steer hybrid, developed as part of Renault Truck’s Clean Tech initiative, will run out of Norbert’s specialist services site in Aylesford. It will deliver everything from vending machines to air conditioning equipment and drinks. It […]